ITV Sets Premiere Date For WWII Drama Series ‘Home Fires’

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Home FiresITV’s World War 2 drama series Home Fires will premiere on Sunday May 3rd at 9pm, it has been announced.

Based on the book Jambusters by Julie Summers, Home Fires is set in rural Cheshire during World War II and follows a group of “inspirational women”. The war has separated these women from their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers. By banding together, the women will help maintain the nation’s fabric in its darkest hour, and they will discover inner resources that will forever change their lives.

The six episode series is produced by ITV Studios and stars Samantha Bond (Donwton Abbey) and Francesca Annis (Cranford), Ruth Gemmell (Utopia), Mark Bonnar (Line of Duty), Claire Rushbrook (Collision), Mark Bazeley (The Suspicions of Mr Whicher), Frances Grey (The Widower) and Ed Stoppard (Cilla). Catherine Oldfield developed the series for television. Bruce Goodison (Our War) and Robert Quinn (Death In Paradise) directed.

TVWise’s UK Premiere Dates page has been updated with this new information.